Internet of Things in the Cloud - Theory and Practice

Philip Wright, Andrea Manieri

Abstract

The digital convergence of IT, Network and Content produced during the last years has created a new landscape for the definition and delivery of ICT services to citizens. The massive introduction of hypervisors and virtualisation techniques has allowed the (self-service) provision of any resource (software, network, data) in a seamless way to Users and Applications. The term Future Internet was coined in EU to synthesize these concepts and refer to the novel architectures enabling the next generation of Internet applications. The digital convergence includes also the so-called embedded systems that through Gateways connected to the Internet to provide a technical bridge to interact with sensors and actuators. This paper introduces the initial findings from experimental work done in the context of ClouT, a EU-funded project aiming at defining and developing a common virtualisation layer, allowing the access and management of IoT devices, as well as Cloud Services, in the same way as any other data. The authors demonstrate and provide a simple way to design and implement a real infrastructure that satisfies the following requirements: cheap, easy to maintain, open source based, compatible and interoperable with different platforms and services. It is an example of how to make a public or a private Cloud capable of hosting data that comes from different kinds of sensors. Moreover this architecture allows the interconnection of all devices (Internet of Things, IoT) and its implementation is illustrated in detail.

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in Harvard Style

Wright P. and Manieri A. (2014). Internet of Things in the Cloud - Theory and Practice . In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER, ISBN 978-989-758-019-2, pages 164-169. DOI: 10.5220/0004948201640169


in Bibtex Style

@conference{closer14,
author={Philip Wright and Andrea Manieri},
title={Internet of Things in the Cloud - Theory and Practice},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,},
year={2014},
pages={164-169},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004948201640169},
isbn={978-989-758-019-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science - Volume 1: CLOSER,
TI - Internet of Things in the Cloud - Theory and Practice
SN - 978-989-758-019-2
AU - Wright P.
AU - Manieri A.
PY - 2014
SP - 164
EP - 169
DO - 10.5220/0004948201640169